19-year-old Man with Dizziness and Blackout Spells (Presentation Video)
Neil R Miller, M.D., Professor of Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins University
Papilledema; Meningeal Neoplasms; Melanoma; Lethargy; Confusion; Optic Disk
Dizziness with episodic black-out; Lethargy; Confusion
A 19-year old male with history of bizarre behavior, dizziness and black-out spells. Initial manifestation a self-described head rush followed by a black-out spell while at work. 2 months later, patient developed a right facial droop and expressive aphasia.
Normal visual acuity and color vision; Bilateral optic disc swelling
Perivascular invasion of melanocytes to the brain and spinal cord.
XRT; Antineoplastic agents
Relation is Part of
Case 4, Session IV, Walsh Session, NANOS 2005
Miller, Neil R.
Jaishir Blakeley, M.D.
Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
31st Annual North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society Meeting, Frank B. Walsh Session CD-ROM